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Submitted to the Mumbai University in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of M.M.S. Degree


BATCH 2006-2008


This is to certify that the project entitled “COPPER: THE BROWN GOLD” is the bonafide work carried out by Mr. Suresh Chandran, student of M.M.S. Batch 2006-2008, Atharva Institute of Management Studies, during the year 2007-2008 in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Post Graduate Degree of Master of Management Studies and that the project has not formed the basis for the award of any other degree, associate-ship, fellowship or any other similar titles.

Mr. Sanjiv Barve
Project Guide & Faculty Member
Atharva Institute of Management Studies



I would like to take this opportunity to express my sincere and heart-felt gratitude towards my institute, Atharva Institute of Management studies for giving me this wonderful experience to guide my first steps into a Career in Finance.

I express my appreciation towards our Dean, Mr. N. S. Rajan, who believed in me and provided me with a great learning canvass to expand my perspectives and learning horizons.

I offer my sincerest thanks to my eternal academic guiding star, Mr. Sanjiv Barve, my project guide for his immense help. His guidance, constant inspiration and extended cooperation throughout the project duration have deeply assisted me in laying down a strong project framework.

Last but not the least I would like to thank my parents, friends, classmates, and family who have been an immense pillar of support in assisting me in achieving my objectives.


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